Waiting on Wednesday: The Body Finder by Kimberly Derting

Jill over at Breaking the Spine started this and I believe that it's awesome" This blog post is to alert those that visit about "the" book that we cannot wait to get our hands on. I have decided to participate because I have a list that can go on forever and ever and it is interesting to see what else others are "waiting" for also.

My choice this week is THE BODY FINDER by Kimberly Derting. After reading the synopsis I was hooked and the cover was just revealed this week and WOW...amazing. ME WANTS RIGHT NOW. I will unfortunately have to wait and wait and wait because it is not due until March 16th 2010 by HarperTeen.

Kimberly is part of the Tenners and you can find more about this up and coming debut author on several sites.

http://www.kimberlyderting.com/
http://www.thebodyfinder.com/
http://community.livejournal.com/10_ers/


The Body Finder by Kimberly Derting

Violet Ambrose is grappling with two major issues: Jay Heaton and her morbid secret ability. While the sixteen-year-old is confused by her new feelings for her best friend since childhood, she is more disturbed by her “power” to sense dead bodies—or at least those that have been murdered. Since she was a little girl, she has felt the echoes the dead leave behind in the world . . . and the imprints that attach to their killers.

Violet has never considered her strange talent to be a gift; it mostly just led her to find dead birds her cat had tired of playing with. But now that a serial killer has begun terrorizing her small town, and the echoes of the local girls he’s claimed haunt her daily, she realizes she might be the only person who can stop him.

Despite his fierce protectiveness over her, Jay reluctantly agrees to help Violet on her quest to find the murderer—and Violet is unnerved to find herself hoping that Jay’s intentions are much more than friendly. But even as she’s falling intensely in love, Violet is getting closer and closer to discovering a killer . . . and becoming his prey herself.
This was my WOW for the week, what is yours??

7 comments on "Waiting on Wednesday: The Body Finder by Kimberly Derting"

Sara wrote: June 30, 2009 at 10:11 PM

This looks really good!
Sara


Marie wrote: July 1, 2009 at 4:19 AM

Great choice Ravs! Of all the super-powers to have, finding dead bodies is one I can live without! But the book looks AWESOME!


Jacqueline C wrote: July 1, 2009 at 4:20 AM

This one's on my wishlist too! I love the cover - the back-lighting adds something ethereal to the photo. Here's my pick.


Kristen wrote: July 1, 2009 at 8:23 AM

I don't think this is on my to-read list yet, but I think it just made it there. Thanks for sharing!


GreenBeanTeenQueen wrote: July 1, 2009 at 8:34 AM

This one sounds awesome, but I hadn't seen the cover yet. I realy like it and I think it makes the book stand out.


B.A.M. Book Reviews wrote: July 1, 2009 at 8:28 PM

This book looks amazing!! I love the cover, it is very intense and peaceful at the same time! I love the blue and black! Definitely adding it to be TBR list!

-Arielle.


Laina wrote: July 3, 2009 at 9:17 PM

That is so pretty. Might be one of my WoWs soon simply for the pretty cover.


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